southern style green beans

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By Sharon Whitley
from Houston, TX

I am a Southern gal and I do love some bacon in my green beans. This is a good recipe that get better with some time. Cook them a day ahead and then reheat to serve. They are better when flavors blend. Ummmm.

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For southern style green beans

  • 8 slice
    (srips) jowl bacon
  • 5 c
    low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 md
    yellow onion, sliced
  • 4 c
    green beans, fresh or frozen
  • 1
    ham hock, smoked - optional
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How To Make southern style green beans

  • 1
    Crisp the bacon in large skillet on medium-high heat. When the bacon is ready add the rest of the ingredients. Cook at low heat for 2 hours adding water if necessary.
  • 2
    If allowing to chill for 24 hours, when reheating taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to your taste.
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